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Market Analysis

Covid crushes live ex demand

Australia’s live cattle exports have taken a tumble in the second half of the year, with two major factors we’ve been talking about all year

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Market Analysis

A raft of data gives some clues

The last week has seen the release of September quarter slaughter data, along with Meat and Livestock Australia’s (MLA) cattle industry projections. As always, we

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Market Comment

EYCI & WYCI above 1,100¢

The Eastern Young Cattle Indicator broke the 1,100 cent mark this week, notching up yet another record. Back-to-back good seasonal conditions, with more rain on

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Market Analysis

Herd rebuild intensifies

The Australian cattle herd is well into “rebuild mode” and over the last quarter producers stepped it up another notch. The share of female cattle

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – November 2021

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for November 2021. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an important

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Market Analysis

South Korea shoots to second place

After a slight lift in September, Australia’s beef exports have fallen again in October, remaining well below year-ago levels. However, the latest beef export value

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Market Comment

Restockers a Tail of two Cities

Early signs of a slowdown in the November supply ramp up are starting to emerge, with the acceleration in yardings clearly coming off last week.

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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